On November 22, Sri Langka GKS Alumni Association held a GKS Alumni Reunion and Annual General Meeting at Jetwing Colombo 7 Hotel. The event was attended by 45 peopple including Ambassador Jeong Woon Jin, Vice Chancellors of University of Kelaniya and University of Colombo, 16 GKS alumni, and others. The event was opened with speech by Sri Langka GKS Alumni Association president, Dr. Tharanga Ranasinghe, followed with congratulatory speeches by the Ambassador Jeong Woon Jin, Vice Chancellor of University of Kelaniya Nilanthi De Silva, and Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo H.D Karunaratne. A variety of cultural perfomances were held during the event including traditional dance, 강강술래, Korean folk songs, Arirang and 오나라, as well as traditional martial arts, 택견.
GKS Alumni, Dr. Aruna Ranaweera, shared a presentation on 'Research and Innovations for Economic Resilience and Sustainability, South Korean Perspective and GKS for Human Capital Development'. Which then followed by another presentation conducted by Dr. Ananda Karunarathne regarding 'GKS: A Productive Academic Journey' which futher gave insights on the academic experiences in Korea and how it has shaped his career today. These presentations are informative especially for current and aspiring GKS scholars and reflected their educational experiences in Korea.